1763 Pumper
Description
Media Type
Object
Description
Manually drawn fire pump with four wheels. It is made of wood and metal parts, painted red with exception for "1763" and "N.F.D." [Niagara Fire Department]. The wood wheels have wrought iron bands.
"This was the first rotary type fire pumper in Niagara on the Lake. It was turned by four men and was supplied by water by a bucket brigade."
N.F.D.

Date of Publication
1763
Subject(s)
Local identifier
FHM00021; FHM00022; FHM00023
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Location of Original
Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum
2 Anderson Lane
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 ‎
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email:localhistory@notlpl.org
Website
Agency street/mail address:
10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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1763 Pumper


Manually drawn fire pump with four wheels. It is made of wood and metal parts, painted red with exception for "1763" and "N.F.D." [Niagara Fire Department]. The wood wheels have wrought iron bands.
"This was the first rotary type fire pumper in Niagara on the Lake. It was turned by four men and was supplied by water by a bucket brigade."
N.F.D.